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Scrap Tire Analysis Provides Essential Fleet Insight

Scrap tires aren’t just piles of junk. They’re a wellspring of information to help you understand what you’re doing right, or wrong, with your fleet maintenance program. The Basics of an Analysis Tire analysis is the process of evaluating scrap tires to understand why they were taken out of service. The results of a comprehensive […]

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Using TPMS and ATIS to Optimize Fleet Performance

You can protect your drivers and vehicles with the essential information provided by tire monitoring systems. Technology like tire pressure monitoring systems (TPMS) will track inflation and alert you to unexpected issues, while automated tire inflation systems (ATIS) keep your tires inflated properly. Defining TPMS and ATIS A TPMS track tire pressure and temperature and […]

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Bauer Built, Inc. Announces the Expansion of Its Commercial Tire & Service Mechanical Facility in Fremont, NE.

Tad Bauer, President of Bauer Built, Inc. of Durand, WI, announces the completion of an expansion project at its Fremont, NE, tire and service center. “Across Nebraska, Bauer Built Tire & Service has seven commercial tire centers and the expansion at our Fremont facility enhances our capabilities to better service our customers.” said Bauer. The […]

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The Ins and Outs of Pre-Trip Inspections

Rushing through your pre-trip inspection to get on the road can cause you to miss issues that lead to breakdowns and costly repairs. Taking the time to conduct a thorough inspection will help you protect yourself and other drivers. Developing a routine so that every inspection is completed the same each and every time will […]

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The Importance of Sleep for Commercial Drivers

Getting the right amount of sleep can prevent accidents, health problems and mental decline. As a commercial driver, you shouldn’t push yourself to perform to the detriment of your sleep. Sleep and Your Physical Health Your body is regulated by a circadian rhythm – an internal clock that controls your sleep-wake cycle and drives your […]

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Cooper Commercial Tires Now Available at Bauer Built

Bauer Built Tire & Service has added Cooper Commercial Tires to their product offering. Fleet owners and owner-operators now have a broader selection of commercial tires from Michelin, BFGoodrich, Uniroyal, Michelin Retread Technologies, Continental, General, Kumho, Galaxy and now Cooper Tires to meet their specific application. According to Mike Weber, Vice President of Operations & […]

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How Winter Weather Affects Tire Inflation

Monitor your tire pressure frequently during the winter to maximize your fleet efficiency. Ensuring your tires stay inflated will protect your operators and your vehicles from flats and costly repairs. Importance Of Proper Tire Inflation Maintaining proper tire inflation will reduce your tires’ risk for damage and flats and keep your operators safe on the […]

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The Importance Of Tire Casing Management

An effective tire casing management program will help you optimize tire runout and casing life, delivering the lowest possible cost per mile. It can also extend the life of your tires and protect your investment. Implementing basic maintenance standards like proper inflation, alignment, and utilizing quality retread CAM Spec Guidelines will optimize casing performance and […]

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Improve Traction This Winter With Tire Chains

Tire chains provide your fleet with the extra tooth needed to navigate slippery roads safely in winter. Snow tires offer traction, but chains provide driving security on roads that aren’t regularly plowed or salted or where elevation changes can hinder road conditions. Here are some advantages to using tire chains and tips for proper installation. […]

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Protect Your Brakes From Winter Hazards

Good brakes can be a literal lifesaver during the winter months. That’s why it’s essential to maintain your commercial brakes’ integrity and prepare for wet conditions, snow and ice, and corrosion. Wintertime Corrosion Whether it’s debris, road salt, or magnesium chloride, contaminants can build up on your brake systems and cause breakdowns on the road. […]

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